Category Archives: People
Fashion Has a New Multiple teaser. You ain’t seen nothin’ yet.
Eternally Rhapsodising | Love in a Warm Climate “So here we are…having our lovely cake and eating it too, one’s great aim in life.” Nancy Mitford We’re up Green Street. Chasing stars, potentially flickering, preferably established, Michelin stars. Steve Smith, … Continue reading
The House Where Time Doesn’t Stand Still Kent is pleasant in spring. Well, yes it is, but it’s jolly pleasant in summer too. Especially past the commuter belt, heading for the Weald. Even more especially when it’s one of the … Continue reading
Burgher Joint “Son cadre, ses produits de la mer, ses vins…” Along Boulevard de la Résistance occupying a ground floor unit of a typical modernist Calais beachy block (think Corbu in Corfu) and looking diagonally across to Bassin du Paradis … Continue reading
Twin Pearls Twin Peaks For a hot minute we’re racing with the fastest set in town.
A Few Late Chrysanthemums When the best parties are your own. With a little help from Celia Butler. “Thank you so much for this album of joy and splendour, a record of the day to day struggles of Life! You … Continue reading
Saved by the Bell Who needs the walls to speak when there are learned historians in spades. It’s like The Interregnum happened yesterday. King’s Lynn is a microcosm of academia. Such rigour. Barley twist columns (inspired by Solomon’s Temple) supporting … Continue reading
Spicing it Up “Red hair, sir, in my opinion, is dangerous.” Sir Pelham Grenville Wodehouse Nick’s Warehouse was The Place for business lunch in 1990s Belfast. £10 for two courses. As its name suggests, the restaurant, something of a trailblazer, … Continue reading
Centre of Activity Powerscourt House was built for entertaining. Robert Mack – the John O’Connell of his day – was the architect. Plasterwork by its 18th century whizz of a stuccodore Michael Stapleton jazzes up the interior. While most of … Continue reading